Lupane State University seeks a Director of ICT Services

Director of Information and Communication Technology Services

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Director of Information and Communication Technology Services

  • Post Date:May 17, 2022
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  • Career Level Director
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Education
Job Description


Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the post of Director of Information and Communication Technology Services in the Information and Communication Technology Services Department.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants should have a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or equivalent and a first degree in the related field; a PhD will be an added advantage.
  • The applicant should have thorough knowledge of designing enterprise ICT infrastructure and developing information systems for a diverse academic and administrative community plus at least six (6) years’ experience at managerial/senior level.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing Information Systems of diverse protocols and platforms to support Education 5.0 and other administrative needs;
  • Interpreting ICT needs for the whole University and developing functional or departmental ICT strategy aligned to the University-wide strategic plan;
  • Leading the designing of relevant ICT courses for academic staff, administrative staff and students;
  • Directing, assigning, coordinating, reviewing and evaluating the work of IT staff for maximum productivity;
  • Working effectively with superiors and subordinates, information systems managers, staff, students and partners in managing the University’s technology resources and support facilities, local, wide, wireless, internet, cloud and intranet networks, telephone and all related software programmes;
  • Gathering and analysing data, drawing sound conclusions, preparing clear, concise written reports, and making effective verbal presentations; and
  • Performing other duties including vendor management, workforce planning, budget planning and management, project management and resource management.

Skills and Competencies

  • Extensive working knowledge of MS Windows Server.
  • Good communication, presentation and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of Network Resources Sharing and Security, Server, Firewall, Active Directory and Proxy Configurations.
  • Understanding of the regulations that apply to installations, repairs and maintenance of ICT systems and appliances in Zimbabwe.

Conditions of Service: An attractive package which includes Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits is offered and the full details will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates.


Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application in a single pdf file clearly indicating the position being applied for in the subject line to [email protected]. The application should consist of the application letter, Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, birth certificate and National Identity Card.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday 20 May 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.